Education

fingerprint scanning

Why biometric data is not safe anymore

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
09/01/2019
7 minutes to read

Biometric data plays a huge role in our everyday lives. We use it to unlock our phones, for bank payments, memberships and travelling. But do we ever think about risks connected to our biometric privacy?

The inscription on the wall says "for an education that helps us think instead of teaching us to obey."

Neutrality in the public education system: does it exist?

Column
Daniela Meireles
28/09/2017
9 minutes to read

A social movement in Brazil accuses teachers of public institutions of imposing their political beliefs on students, and defends that schools should be ideologically neutral environments. However, is neutrality in education possible?

La Mars Aguirre

"I'm leaving school to make videos"

Column
Nilsa Farias
08/09/2017
3 minutes to read

A facebook video goes viral after a 16 year old girl from Mexico announces that she has taken the 'conscious decision' of leaving school. Are social media really facilitating learning?